2004 Saturn Vue Owner's Manual

2004 Saturn Vue owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.64 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Saturn VUE BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Six-Way Power Driver Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
14
Split Folding Rear Seat
14
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
28
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
31
Safety Belt Pretensioners
34
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
40
Where to Put the Restraint
42
Top Strap
43
Top Strap Anchor Location
45
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
46
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
48
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
48
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
51
Airbag Systems
54
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
59
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
60
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
60
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
61
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
62
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
63
Restraint System Check
64
Checking Your Restraint Systems
64
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
64
Features and Controls
67
Keys
68
Remote Keyless Entry System
69
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
70
Doors and Locks
73
Door Locks
73
Power Door Locks
74
Delayed Locking
74
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
75
Rear Door Security Locks
75
Lockout Protection
76
Leaving Your Vehicle
76
Liftgate
76
Windows
77
Manual Windows
77
Power Windows
78
Sun Visors
78
Theft-Deterrent Systems
79
Passlock®
79
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
80
New Vehicle Break-In
80
Ignition Positions
80
Starting Your Engine
81
Engine Coolant Heater
83
Automatic Transaxle Operation
84
Manual Transaxle Operation
87
Parking Brake
89
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
90
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
92
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
92
Parking Over Things That Burn
93
Engine Exhaust
93
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
94
Mirrors
95
Manual Rearview Mirror
95
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
95
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
97
Outside Manual Mirrors
99
Outside Power Mirrors
100
Outside Convex Mirror
100
OnStar® System
101
Storage Areas
102
Glove Box
102
Center Console Storage Area
102
Garment Hooks
102
Load Floor Storage Box
103
Roof Rack System
103
Sunroof
104
Instrument Panel
105
Instrument Panel Overview
108
Hazard Warning Flashers
110
Horn
110
Tilt Wheel
111
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
111
Windshield Wiper Lever
113
Cruise Control (2.2L L4 Engine)
115
Cruise Control (3.5L V6 Engine)
118
Exterior Lamps
121
Interior Lamps
123
Accessory Power Outlets
124
Climate Controls
125
Climate Control System
125
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
127
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
129
Instrument Panel Cluster
130
Speedometer and Odometer
131
Tachometer
131
Safety Belt Reminder Light
132
Airbag Readiness Light
132
Battery Warning Light
133
Up-Shift Light
134
Brake System Warning Light
134
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
135
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
136
Low Traction Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
138
Low Coolant Warning Light
138
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
139
Oil Pressure Light
142
Change Engine Oil Light
143
Security Light
143
Reduced Engine Power Light
143
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
144
Gate Ajar Light
144
Service Vehicle Soon Light
144
Fuel Gage
145
Low Fuel Warning Light
146
Audio System(s)
146
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
147
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
147
AM-FM Radio
147
Radio with CD (Base Level)
149
Radio with CD (MP3)
153
Rear Seat Entertainment System
166
Theft-Deterrent Feature
176
Radio Reception
178
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
179
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
179
Fixed Mast Antenna
179
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
179
Driving Your Vehicle
181
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
182
Driver Behavior
182
Driving Environment
182
Vehicle Design
182
Defensive Driving
183
Drunken Driving
184
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Traction Control System (TCS)
190
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
192
Steering
192
Off-Road Recovery
195
Passing
195
Loss of Control
196
Operating Your All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Off Paved Roads
198
Driving at Night
210
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
212
City Driving
215
Freeway Driving
216
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
217
Highway Hypnosis
218
Hill and Mountain Roads
218
Winter Driving
220
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
224
Towing
226
Towing Your Vehicle
226
Recreational Vehicle Towing
226
Loading Your Vehicle
229
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
234
Towing a Trailer
235
Service and Appearance Care
243
Service
245
Doing Your Own Service Work
246
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
247
Fuel
247
Gasoline Octane
247
Gasoline Specifications
247
California Fuel
248
Additives
248
Fuels in Foreign Countries
249
Filling Your Tank
250
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
252
Checking Things Under the Hood
252
Hood Release
253
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
257
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
263
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
267
Manual Transaxle Fluid
269
Hydraulic Clutch
270
Engine Coolant
270
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
273
Engine Overheating
273
Cooling System
276
Windshield Washer Fluid
282
Brakes
283
Battery
286
Jump Starting
287
All-Wheel Drive
293
Headlamp Aiming
294
Bulb Replacement
295
Halogen Bulbs
295
Headlamps
295
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
298
Fog Lamps
299
Sidemarker Lamps
299
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
300
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
301
Replacement Bulbs
302
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
302
Tires
304
Inflation - Tire Pressure
311
Tire Inspection and Rotation
312
When It Is Time for New Tires
313
Buying New Tires
314
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
315
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
316
Wheel Replacement
317
Tire Chains
318
If a Tire Goes Flat
319
Changing a Flat Tire
320
Compact Spare Tire
330
Appearance Care
331
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
331
Care of Safety Belts
334
Weatherstrips
334
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
334
Sheet Metal Damage
337
Finish Damage
337
Underbody Maintenance
337
Chemical Paint Spotting
337
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
338
Vehicle Identification
339
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
339
Service Parts Identification Label
339
Electrical System
340
Add-On Electrical Equipment
340
Windshield Wiper Fuses
340
Power Windows and Other Power Options
340
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
340
Capacities and Specifications
344
Maintenance Schedule
347
Maintenance Schedule
348
Introduction
348
Maintenance Requirements
348
Your Vehicle and the Environment
348
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
348
Scheduled Maintenance
350
Additional Required Services
352
Maintenance Footnotes
355
Owner Checks and Services
356
At Each Fuel Fill
356
At Least Once a Month
357
At Least Once a Year
357
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
360
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
362
Engine Drive Belt Routing
363
Maintenance Record
364
Customer Assistance and Information
367
Customer Assistance and Information
368
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
368
Online Owner Center
370
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
370
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
371
Roadside Assistance Program
372
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
373
Reporting Safety Defects
374
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
374
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
375
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
375
Service Publications Ordering Information
375
Index
377
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Six-Way Power Driver Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
14
Split Folding Rear Seat
14

FAQ about the 2004 Saturn Vue Manual

What contains the 2004 Vue manual?

The Saturn Vue owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saturn to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saturn Vue. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Saturn Vue 2004 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Saturn Vue, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Saturn Vue
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saturn Vue owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2004 Saturn Vue Owners Manual?

The Saturn Vue owner manual for the 2004 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue year 2004 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2004 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Saturn Vue (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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